SHOULD THE AUDITOR’S LIABILITY BE LIMITED?

The number of recent claims against audit firms, some of them running into billions of Rands, for alleged ‘audit failures’, is a stark reminder of the problems facing the auditing profession in the absence of some protection offered by an equitable apportionment of liability regime. This constant threat of seeking to be held liable as…

WIK EN WEEG: ONSEKERE 2009 VOLG MOEILIKE 2008

Dit is waar dat die Suid-Afrikaanse ekonomie in 2008 gegroei het. Maar dit is ongeveer die enigste brokkie goeie nuus wat ’n mens aan kan dink. Onmiddellike vooruitsigte is nag. Die verbruiker het gedurende 2H2008 in resessie inbeweeg soos verbruiksbesteding begin daal het, gelei deur swak duursame verbruiksbesteding, veral motors, behuising, meubels en huishoudelike toebehore.…

SOCIAL NETWORKING REVISITED

In as little as five years Social Networking has managed to invade our families, relationships, places of work and classrooms. On an almost daily basis, we are confronted with media reports warning against the risks associated with Social Networking sites. It is perhaps not surprising then that an American Management Association survey found that up…